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Jay-Z - Lucifer

[Produced by Kanye West]

[Intro]
Kanyeezy you did it again, you a genius nigga!

[Chorus]
Lucifer, son of the morning! I'm gonna chase you out of Earth
(I'm from the murder capital, where we murder for capital)
Lucifer, son of the morning! I'm gonna chase you out of Earth
(So you need to change your attitude 'fore they asking what happened to you)

[Verse 1]
Lord forgive him, he got them dark forces in him
But he also got a righteous cause for sinning
Them-a-murder me, so I gotta murder them first
Emergency, doctors performing procedures
Jesus, I ain't trying to be facetious, but
"Vengeance is mine" sayeth the Lord, you said it better than all
Leave niggas on death's door, breathing on
Respirators for killing my best boy, haters
On permanent hiatus as I skate
In the Maybach Benz, flyer than Sanaa Lathan
Pumping "Brown Sugar" by D'Angelo
In Los Angeles, like an evangelist
I can introduce you to your maker
Bring you closer to nature, ashes after they cremate you bastards
Hope you been reading your psalms and chapters
Paying your tithe, being good Catholics, I'm coming

"Lucifer" is a song by American rapper Jay-Z, track 12 off his 2003 album The Black Album. The song was produced by Kanye West, with an instrumental based on a sample from Max Romeo's "Chase the Devil." A documentary produced alongside the record had several scenes of Kanye playing beats for Jay, including Lucifer. This snippet shows Kanye writing the hook "I'm from the murder capital / Where we murder for capital." On the track the line was delivered by Jay-Z, whose home city of New York surrendered its status as America's "murder capital" many years ago to Kanye's home city of Chicago. West later used the line himself on "Murder to Excellence" by The Throne.

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